Services and Innovations

Pediatric experts from varying specialties work collaboratively at the Myelomeningocele Care Center to provide coordinated multidisciplinary care. The team is comprised of experts from areas such as:

  • Pediatric Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Developmental Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Urology
  • Nursing
  • Psychology
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Therapeutic Recreation
  • Dietitian/Nutrition Support
  • Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing
  • Social Work


Children's Hospital of Michigan Myelomeningocele Care Center hosts an annual conference on spina bifida for children with spina bifida, their families and care givers, and health professionals. The conference is held each November. For more information, call (313) 745-5226.